Although the TV show "Friends" was on 25 years ago, my family and I still love watching it on Netflix. The other night, Season 4's episode 20 came on with the intro scene being all about Joey snoring and keeping Chandler up at night. In case you are wondering, Joey goes to have a sleep study done and hilarity ensues
Seeing this episode may me think about other TV shows and movies that involve a character dealing with a sleep disorder. Believe it or not, IMDB has a list of the "Most Popular TV Shows and Movies with Sleep Apnea" . This is more proof that you can really find anything on the internet.
Their Top 7 Choices are...
1. Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
PG | 94 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
A woman transformed into a giant after she is struck by a meteorite on her wedding day becomes part of a team of monsters sent in by the U.S. government to defeat an alien mastermind trying to take over Earth.
Votes: 137,053 | Gross: $198.35M
2. Sicko (2007)
PG-13 | 123 min | Documentary, Drama
A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories including shotgun deaths.
Votes: 71,824 | Gross: $24.54M
3. BearCity 2: The Proposal (2012)
Unrated | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Kathy Najimy plays den mother to the returning cast of bears, boys and cubs, for a Bear Week bachelor party in Provincetown! Take a trip down the aisle with Roger and Tyler to one of the ...See full summary »
Action, Thriller | Post-production
After experiencing difficulty sleeping, Lisa is diagnosed with sleep apnea and sent to a sleep center where she, and five fellow patients, discover the doctor's ulterior motives and it creates a nightmarish situation of life and death.
5. The Cleveland Show (2009–2013)
Episode: Fat and Wet (2010)
TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Cleveland Jr. and Kendra fight discrimination against fat people, and Rallo nearly drowns in the new pool while Cleveland is supposed to be watching him.
6. Side Effects (1994–1996)
Episode: Pillow Talk (1995)
7. The John Walsh Show (2002–2004)
Episode: Sleep Disorders: A Living Nightmare (2003)
Multiple interviewees are questioned regarding the unfortunate circumstances surrounding their unresolved sleep disorders. Board Certified Sleep Specialist Jeffrey D. Gould, MD provides ...See full synopsis »
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